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How to remove ear wax from your hearing aids

Believe it or not, ear wax serves a great purpose. It protects the skin in the ear canal, acts as a deterrent for dirt and bacteria, and assists in cleaning and lubricating the ear. Yet too much of a good thing can be detrimental, especially when it prevents your hearing aids from working properly. Changing… Read More »

SmileDirectClub is now the worst unicorn IPO of 2019, down nearly 60% from its debut

Jordan Katzman, co-founder of SmileDirectClub Inc., left, and Alex Fenkell, co-founder of SmileDirectClub Inc., watch traders during the company’s initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of SmileDirectClub plummeted 12.9% on Monday after California Gov. Gavin Newsom… Read More »

Food allergy horror stories from 35,000 feet: ‘Mommy, I don’t want to die’ – CNN

(CNN) — Imagine having a life-threatening emergency while locked inside a metal container 35,000 feet above the ground, unable to leave or call 911 for desperately needed medical attention. Now envision going through that frightening experience surrounded by medically untrained airline personnel or fellow passengers who don’t take you seriously or even block your access… Read More »

California law created to prevent Black women from dying during childbirth

A nurse holds a newborn baby in maternity hospital. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) Thanks to Serena Williams advocacy on the issue of Black women dying during childbirth at disproportionately high rates (as compared to their white peers) has gotten substantial attention. This week California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill to address the… Read More »